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BATMAN, No. 132, June, 1960 issue. Published monthly, with 
the exception of January, May, July, and November, by NATIONAL 
COMICS PUBLICATIONS, INC., 2nd and Dickey Streets, SPARTA, ILL. 
Editorial, Executive offices and Subscriptions, 575 LEXINGTON AVE., 
NEW YORK 22, N. Y. Editor: Jack Schiff; Associate Editors: Murray 
loltinoff, George Kashdan. SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT SPARTA, 
ILL. under the act of March 3, 1879. Yearly subscription in the U. S. 
$1.00 including postage. Foreign, $2.00 in American funds. For adver- 



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York 17, N. Y. ©I960 by National Comics Publications, Inc. All rights 

reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. 

Except for those who- have authorized use of their names, the stories, 

characters and Incidents mentioned in this periodical are entirely 

imaginary and fictitious, and no identification with actual parsons, 

living or dtad, is intended or should be inferred. 

Printed in U.S.A. 




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THESe-I ZEE IT,.. MA*ft OH, HOW I LOWS 
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WAIT L.J HEARD EVERYTHING/ YOU 
ARE NOT MARTIANS / YOU ARE 
EARTHLINGS -- AAY 
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$0, EARTHLING — YOU HAVE 
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WORLD/ YOU AND ALL EA8THUMGZ 
PLAN TO INVADE MARS - BUT -I 
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STUDIO 

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TO THE STUDIO 
EXECUTIVES, 
NORR& HAS 
ONE PHO&IA ,.. 
HE'S AFRAID 
OF CA7S/T HOPEP 
THAT SEEING ONE 
MIGHT JOLT HtG 
MEMORY BACK... 





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